Alumni Stories

Bloch School alumni can be found in the private, public and nonprofit sectors, making important contributions and making a difference, center stage and behind the scenes.

Want to share a story? Email Dionne Lewis, call 816-235-6128 or submit online through the Class Notes form.

Class Notes

Angela K. McElhaney (BS '97), Partner, Marks Nelson was featured as Newsmaker in Kansas City Business Journal

Erin A. Barrett (BBA '91), Owner, Barrett Insurance Agency (State Farm) was featured in a Shawnee Dispatch Face to Face article and recently opened a new office

Karen Bell-Dancy (EMBA '01) named Executive Director of the Lincoln YWCA

Chazny Morris (BA '10, MPA '13) inducted into the UMKC Athletics Hall of Fame-Women's Basketball from 2006-2010

James Bronner (MBA '00) named Waverly, IA City Manager

Gillian Helm (MPA '10) named Executive Director of Literacy Kansas City

Brian Dale Newby (BA '85, MPA '90) named Executive Director and General Counsel for the United States Election Assistance Commission (formerly the Johnson County Election Commissioner)

Three graduates were named to Ingram's 20 in the Twenties List.

  • Laura Boswell, (BBA '08 & MBA '13)
  • Jordan Brunk, (EMBA '13)
  • Ben Pepper, (MERE '14)


Melisa Ann Reinhardt Stasko (BBA '89)
Dominick Vincent Brocato (MBA '74)
William Barrett (BBA '57)
Robert Mark Bringewatt (BBA '85)
Deborah L. McCabe (EMBA '04)
Ronald Riggs (MBA '71)
Alce P. Hebert (BBA '76)
Lt. William G. Kemmitt (MPA '81) Kathryn Ruth Hoefer (BBA '79)

Henry W. Bloch School of Management
5110 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

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